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by Keys
Mon Feb 06, 2012 9:49 pm
Forum: Listener Mail
Topic: How long to solo? How long to PP/SEL?
Replies: 9
Views: 4637

Re: How long to solo? How long to PP/SEL?

I just had to chime in on this one. I began instruction in October of 1964 and soloed after 12 hours. Four months later, on Feb 18, 1965, I got my PPL at 44 hours. Now things were a bit different then. Flying was the easy part, but the darn written was the problem for me. Also, the wind was an issue...
by Keys
Thu Dec 15, 2011 12:22 am
Forum: Airport Restaurants
Topic: We-B-Smoking BBQ (K81) Miami County, KS
Replies: 0
Views: 2848

We-B-Smoking BBQ (K81) Miami County, KS

We-B-Smoking is located right on the field and nearly looks like a terminal for the small airport. Breakfast or BBQ has always been good and recently even President Obama stopped in to pick up some take out. They are closed on Mondays and they close early on Sundays. Miami County usually has cheap 1...
by Keys
Fri Jul 01, 2011 7:19 pm
Forum: Aircraft Ownership
Topic: Perfect first aircraft? A vintage twin, of course!
Replies: 12
Views: 16255

Re: Perfect first aircraft? A vintage twin, of course!

Adam, I just checked in, and to me 527P looks great! I got my multi in a 680 back in the 1970 and just loved the Aero Commander. It was the best IFR platform that I have flown. When I went looking for a twin a few years ago, I did not find many Aero Commanders. Locally, we have a freight company tha...

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